For every college student out there, saving money is one heck of a job and it is really embarrassing to ask money from your parents for every time you need.
Whatever it may be like buying a new shoe, dresses, going for tours with your mates and even spending something for your own self, you need to save some of your daily pocket money if you are from a middle-class family.
Female students usually prefer working from home businesses. However, generally for all, to make some extra cash, you need to go for a part time job that should not affect your studies. Many college students in our country are in this situation at some point time in their college life. Let me ask you!
Don’t you know how to manage both your studies and part time work?
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I am here to help you out by guiding you and providing you with some good ideas to make money and maintain your grades at the same time. There are many ways to make some extra cash as a college student. Have a look at each.
Apply for Internships
Internshala and Twenty19 are some of the websites where you can find a number of internships from different companies. You can apply for any internships if you fulfil their eligibility requirements and you can even choose to work from home (virtual internship) so that you don’t need to go to the company for the work and you can even learn from them.
You get stipends and performance rating certificates from the company. The internships duration will also be short in the range of one month as minimum and six months as a maximum. If your performance is good enough, the company will even recruit you as a full-time employee. You will even get a decent stipend from them for a month and the certificate that you get at the end of the internship will add some additional value to your CV.
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Become a tutor
You remember the quote from Dark Knight’s Joker “If you are good at something, never do it for free.” If you are good at tutoring some subjects like math, science etc., then you can join some part-time teaching job at some academy where you can opt to work on weekends and at eve.
This way, you can learn a lot from the students and you can even get some satisfaction of sharing your knowledge. Moreover, you get some extra cash and a good contact circle which may be helpful for you in the future.
Go to Fests
Twenty19, Knowafest, Technical Symposium are some of the websites for college students where you can find a number of symposiums, events, competitions and technical fests which you can apply by just registering their websites.
If it’s an online event, you can participate in it from your home or college itself. If it’s conducted in their place, i.e., the organizers place maybe some XYZ College, you can go there to participate in those events after getting shortlisted for it. You get prize money and certificates if you do well in those events. By this, you can make money by just working on your studies itself.
Get a part time job at your locality
Make a research on the local businesses in and around your area. You may be able to find part time work that fits around your college schedule as era has changed and job for students are able in bulk over the Internet. Delivering newspapers, serving at a coffee shop, real estate agency, call centers, BPO are some of the local businesses that you can work part time.
Start your own Website
It’s one of the potential small business ideas. If you are good at web development, you can start your own website about something you like or some entertainment site. Even if you don’t know, there are some websites which have a user-friendly user interface for developing your own website. Wix is one of those popular sites using which anyone can create their own website.
After creating the website, try to put articles, even your study materials, previous year question papers, e-books etc. Build the audience for your website using digital social Medias like Facebook, Twitter etc.
After getting some decent visitors for your website, you can opt for online advertising through your website using Google AdSense or you can join Amazon associates. By this, you can make some money and can learn at the same time from the contents and users.
By following the above ways, one can surely make some money for their self-use. At the same time, they can develop their knowledge on the particular areas that they work on and can gain some work experience. I hope the above ways will help you to make some extra money.